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Latest Press Releases
New IgnitED Fund to develop innovative ideas to help solve the problem of eating disorders
4 May, 2022
Escalation of eating disorder symptoms reported during major COVID wave, with 40 percent going undiagnosed
New research by InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders at the University of Sydney, reveals a widespread escalation of eating disorder symptoms during COVID-19 lockdown.
24 Jan, 2022
$13m for national eating disorder research centre
The Australian Government Department of Health has awarded the University of Sydney a $13 million four-year grant, which will fund the establishment of the Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre.
21 Jan, 2022
InsideOut Strategic Plan
The Strategic Plan of the InsideOut Institute.
1 Dec, 2021
InsideOut Institute launches the first Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Strategy
Plus the announcement of the current Top 10 Eating Disorders Research and Translation Priorities
21 Sep, 2021
New Australian research to study eating disorders in the fitness industry
InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and the University of Sydney, supported by Fitness Australia, has today launched new research into fitness professionals and the detection of eating disorders among their clients, to ensure those most at risk are getting the help they need, earlier.
4 Aug, 2021
Ground-breaking program to ease burden on carers and improve treatment outcomes for people living with an eating disorder
New, Australian-first online program for people supporting loved ones with an eating disorder launched today
30 Mar, 2021
“It’s one of the hardest things we do as clinicians”: new online program to equip health professionals with the skills to deliver meal support to individuals with eating disorders
InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders - a collaboration between the University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District - has launched a new online program to provide health professionals in the inpatient setting with the skills needed to deliver meal support in an empathetic, compassionate, and effective way.
4 Nov, 2020
New study to determine australia's top 10 eating disorder research priorities launches today
New online study to identify the Top 10 eating disorders research priorities in Australia - according to the people most affected – launches today
14 Oct, 2020
New australian study aims to measure the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic on eating disorders
New Australian-first study to measure the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on eating disorders starts today
1 Jul, 2020
Launch of National Eating Disorder Recommendations for the Fitness Industry
InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and peak industry association Fitness Australia are today (Wednesday February 19, 10am) co-launching new national recommendations for the identification and support of those living with eating disorders in the fitness industry.
19 Feb, 2020
Hundreds of thousands set to benefit from AUS-first allocation of eating disorder items on MBS
Up to 60 rebated treatment sessions, including 40 psychological and 20 dietetic sessions, will be available from today, to eligible Australians with eating disorders.
31 Oct, 2019
Eating disorders first mental illness to be assigned a MBS diagnostic category
Healthcare professionals urged to upskill on ED evidence-based care
10 Oct, 2019
InsideOut commends NSW Government for $9.6m boost to deliver eating disorder care
The InsideOut Institute commends the New South Wales Government for today announcing a $9.6 million funding boost to InsideOut, and districts across NSW, to support health system reform for eating disorders. This will bring the total spend to $16.8 million over the next four years.
3 Feb, 2019
Federal Government declares $4 million commitment for development of Australia's first research & translation hub for eating disorders
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9 Dec, 2018
Infographic: Eating Disorders and InsideOut
One page infographic detailing the prevalence of eating disorders in the Australian community, and the achievements of InsideOut over the past 5 years.
30 Apr, 2018